Friday, December 8, 2017

Lycoming College women's basketball team will look to keep rolling against Widener

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - After posting a pair double-figure conference road wins, the Lycoming College women's basketball team will look to keep rolling on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 9, when it hosts a hot Widener University squad that is fresh off an upset of Albright.

The Warriors (6-2 overall, 2-1 MAC Commonwealth) posted a 63-45 win at Alvernia in its last outing, as senior Shelby Mueller led the way by becoming the 10th player in program history to cross 1,000 career points in the game. She finished with 16 to go with 16 rebounds.

The Pride (4-3 overall, 1-2 MAC Commonwealth) outscored Albright by 13 points in the fourth quarter to post a 77-70 win. Sophomore Madison Ireland finished with a career-high 28 points.

Warrior Notes
• Lycoming leads the MAC Commonwealth with an average of 80.6 points per game, a .327 defensive field goal percentage, a .458 3-point field goal percentage, 47.8 rebounds per game, 17.6 offensive rebounds per game, a +10.1 rebounding margin, 6.71 blocks per game and 18.3 assists per game.

• With 570 career rebounds, senior Shelby Mueller needs just eight more to tie Annette Weller (1991-96) for sixth in the school's career record book.

• Mueller is one of two players in the top five in the MAC Commonwealth in scoring (14.8, fourth) and rebounding (10.1, second).

• Senior Haley Sipple needs nine more points to become the 43rd player in school history to post 500 in a career.

• Sophomore Akilah McFadden needs six more points to reach 400 in her career.

• Junior Becca Painter needs 10 more points to reach 200 in her career.

Joe Guistina
Associate Director of Athletics/Communications
Lycoming College

Office: 570-321-4028

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